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Katherine Clarke

in Making Time for the Past: Local History and the Polis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199291083
eISBN:
9780191710582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291083.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter stresses the significance of time not only to professional chronographers and historians, but also to the polis. Articulating and expressing time effectively and plausibly, particularly ... More


Subtle Bodies: Representing Angels in Byzantium

Glenn Peers

A. Long (ed.)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520224056
eISBN:
9780520925137
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520224056.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

Throughout the course of Byzantine history, Christian doctrine taught that angels have a powerful place in cosmology. It also taught that angels were immaterial, bodiless, invisible beings. But if ... More


Jane Alison, The Love-Artist: Love in Exile or Exile in Love?

Charilaos N. Michalopoulos

in Two Thousand Years of Solitude: Exile After Ovid

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199603848
eISBN:
9780191731587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603848.003.0015
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter argues that Jane Alison’s novel The Love-Artist is far from providing a conventional narrative of Ovid’s exile, as it substitutes an invented previous journey of Ovid to the Black Sea ... More


Epigraphic Literacy in Fifth-century Epinician and its Audiences

Joseph Day

in Inscriptions and their Uses in Greek and Latin Literature

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199665747
eISBN:
9780191758201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665747.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This chapter concerns the reception of verse inscriptions (epigrams) on dedications in archaic and fifth-century Greece. Literary accounts of reading inscriptions are in short supply, but indirect ... More


Greek Skoptic Epigram, Ecphrasis, and the Visual Arts

Lucia Floridi

in Greek Epigram from the Hellenistic to the Early Byzantine Era

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198836827
eISBN:
9780191873836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836827.003.0018
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 18 explores the interaction of skoptic epigram with the ecphrastic subgenre and the visual arts. It argues that skoptic epigram satirizes unskilled artists or the subject of their works of ... More


A King’s Priorities

Frank L. Holt

in The Treasures of Alexander the Great: How One Man's Wealth Shaped the World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199950966
eISBN:
9780190469702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199950966.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines what Alexander chose to do with his wealth. It tracks the king’s extensive gift giving to family and friends, as well as his patronage of artists, entertainers, and athletes. ... More


Becoming Artists: Ernst Eisenmayer, Kurt Weiler, and Refugee Support Networks in Wartime Oxford

Fran Lloyd

in Ark of Civilization: Refugee Scholars and Oxford University, 1930-1945

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199687558
eISBN:
9780191827266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687558.003.0016
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

From 1939 to 1940 Oxford played a pivotal role in the shaping of the artistic careers of two young German-speaking Jewish refugees: Ernst Eisenmayer and Kurt Weiler. Eisenmayer arrived in Oxford in ... More


From Onchan to Oxford—An Émigré Journey: Heinz Edgar Kiewe

Rachel Dickson

in Ark of Civilization: Refugee Scholars and Oxford University, 1930-1945

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199687558
eISBN:
9780191827266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687558.003.0018
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Heinz Kiewe sits a little uneasily beside the distinguished émigré academics discussed elsewhere in this volume, an anomalous figure who nevertheless carved out a niche in Oxford. Kiewe dedicated his ... More


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